SOAS University of London

SOAS in the Media: 7-13 December

14 December 2021

Items related to Asia 

  • The Independent: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Institute, comments on the US' diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing - 07 Dec
  • The New York Times: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute, comments on China's censorship and Peng Shuai’s accusations against a former senior Communist Party official - 11 Dec
  • VICE: Steve Tsang, Director of the China Insitute, comments on China's nationwide commemoration on the anniversary of the 1937 Nanjing Massacre - 13 Dec
  • East Asia Forum, Eurasia Review: Olivia Cheung, Research Fellow at the China Institute,writes about the US-China virtual summit and Xi Jinping's demands for respect - 09 Dec
  • The Guardian: Rachel Harris, Professor of Ethnomusicology and Uyghur specialist, comments on China’s cultural crackdown of Uyghur traditions - 10 Dec
  • South China Morning Post: George Magnus, Research Associate at the China Insitute, comments on the tension between the private sector and the Chinese government in the country - 10 Dec
  • Die Presse: Interview with Uyghur poet and SOAS researcher Aziz Isa about China's treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang - 07 Dec
  • Japan Forward: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, writes an op-ed challenging after-work drinking; a feature of male-dominated corporate culture in Japan - 07 Dec
  • China In Context: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, invites Hanns Maull, Senior Associate Fellow Mercator Institute for China Studies in Berlin, to analyse the political relationship between Germany and China, following the formation of a new government in Berlin - 07 Dec

Items related to Africa

  • The Guardian, New Zimbabwe: Carlos Oya, Professor of Political Economy of Development, comments on China's vaccine diplomacy in Africa - 08 Dec

Items related to the Middle East

  • The Conversation, ForeignAffairs: Jonathan Goodhand, Professor in Conflict and Development Studies and Jan Koehler, Research Associate in Development, write about heroin and human trafficking in Afghanistan - 13 Dec

Items related to other regions/SOAS General

  • The National (United Arab Emirates): Fiona Adamson, Professor of International Relations and Kelly Greenhill, Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor, comment on the control of migration and borders and how some countries have a competitive edge - 09 Dec
  • Plus61J: Colin Shindler, Emeritus Professor of Israel studies, writes about French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour, deemed the ‘French Trump’,  who has made the far right acceptable for French Jews - 13 Dec
  • Almayadeen: Duncan Bartlett, Research Associate at the China Institute, joins a television discussion about the recent Aukus defence agreement between the US, Australia and the UK - 09 Dec
  • Open Country Magazine: Interview with Kenyan writer and MA student in African studies, Troy Onyango - 11 Dec